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The US Special Forces as a lily-white military career, a post-mortem survey

The US Department of Defense finally released the list of US soldiers killed on the NATO MH-47 Chinook helicopter downed in Afghanistan. Median age was in high 30s, which is unsurprising for highly trained Special Ops, but isn’t it interesting … Continue reading

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US casualties: better sooner than later, it’s the only way they’re coming home

Massive setback in Afghanistan, Special Forces Chinook shot down causing a record number of American deaths, thirty, two dozen of them Navy SEALs. Is this Obama’s plan to draw down our forces, by attrition? The night raid truncation is the … Continue reading

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You know, when people get shot at, they tend to shoot back…

Out of all the emotions one could feel or as a herd, millions of someones could feel, “shock” at the return fire offered unto a Chinook helicopter would be about the least appropriate. Or that the return fire being somehow … Continue reading

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Wikileaks spills “Afganistan War Logs” detail Task Force 373, US death squad

You thought death squads were only for banana republics? Meet covert US Task Force 373 which circulates in Afghanistan with a 2,058 name “Kill or Capture List” killing all witnesses, even policemen, who get in their way. The sudden transparency … Continue reading

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That’s how many Black Hawk Down?

COLO. SPRINGS- A spectacular migration of Army attack helicopters traversed the city sky yesterday, flying south to Ft Carson where they will catch trains to faraway winter fear-breeding grounds in the news. It took only one Black Hawk Down to … Continue reading

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